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The European Bioinformatics Institute in the United Kingdom is home to many “bio-curators​” who are attempting to create and organize a database of information about proteins. These researchers standardize and annotate data about protein sequences before entering the data into the database. This creates a large amount of data that other biologists can access and use in their research.

Which of the following statements is NOT true about these scientific databases?


They are always monitored by scientists ​so that data is input in the same way regardless of the researcher’s method or place of practice.


They increase access to information, making it easier for scientists in remote areas to use data from other institutions.


They create communities of scientists that help each other find patterns, conduct research and draw conclusions.


They create new chances for innovation by connecting unrelated pieces of information to draw new conclusions.

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